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Lisbon Walking Tours

walking tours in Lisbon

Lisbon walking tours offer you an insight into one of Europe's most charismatic cities. At walking pace you can truly appreciate all the beauties and quirks of the city and enjoy its famed atmosphere, culture and gastronomy. Our enthusiastic, friendly guides are delighted to share their love and knowledge of Lisbon and to let you into a local's secrets!

We currently offer four guided walking tours of Lisbon on a regular basis. All the tours last half a day and are at a gentle, relaxed pace so suitable for everyone. Group sizes are kept small so you can get the most from the experience. You can book a public or private tour. We can also arrange private walking tours tailored to your particular interests. Please contact us with any questions or to book your Lisbon walking tours.

walking tours in Lisbon

Best of Lisbon Walking Tour

This tour is the ideal way to see all the major sites of central Lisbon and the districts of Baixa, Chiado and Alfama. Local guides give you a great insight into Lisbon's lifestyle, history and culture as well useful tips. Highlights include:
  • Visit the Rossio Square, the heart of both the old and new Lisbon.
  • Learn how the old city of Lisbon was destroyed in the 18th century and then totally rebuilt to become the city of today.
  • Learn about the favorite liqueur of many Portuguese and a typical drink in Lisbon - Ginjinha;
  • Take a look at the Obelisk in the middle of Restauradores Square. It commemorates the Restoration of Portugal's independence from Spain in 1640, after sixty years of Spanish rule.
  • Marvel at the intricate Neo-Manueline architecture of the Rossio Central Station.
  • Learn about the Carnation Revolution of 1974 as you visit the beautiful Carmo Square, at the place where Portugal's old dictatorial regime fell after 48 years.
  • Walk through the elegant Chiado neighborhood, with its old cafes, boutiques, theatres and bookstores.
  • Enjoy a short trip on one of Lisbon's vintage trams.
  • Wander through the old maze of small squares and narrow alleyways of the Moorish Alfama neighbourhood, where time seems to have stopped one thousand years ago.
  • Learn about Fado, Portugal's own musical genre, as you go past the Fado Museum and some of Alfama's hidden, intimate Fado restaurants.
  • Visit Lisbon's Cathedral, the city's oldest church, built in 1147.
  • End your tour in Praca do Comercio, formerly the entrance hall of the city, one of Europe's largest and most beautiful squares.
  • This walk takes approximately 3 hours costs from €15 to €18 per person (price dependent on group size).

    walking tours in Lisbon

    Gourmet Lisbon Food and Wine Tour

    Enjoy the traditional flavours of Portugal in Lisbon's traditional cafes. Our enthusiastic guide will give you lots of insider knowledge on Portuguese wine, petiscos, food and Fado. So bring your appetite and enjoy some good foodie company!
    Highlights include:
  • Find out about Lisbon's great cafes, such as the 18th-century Cafe Nicola and Portugal's strong cafe culture.
  • Take a look at all the delicious and exotic products on display at Manteigaria Silva, from dried, salted Bacalhau to the sausages, hams and cheeses, and learn all their secrets.
  • Learn the history of Port, Portugal's famous fortified wine, and then try it with the delicious Sao Jorge Cheese.
  • Try quintessential cod cakes and green wine in a typical tavern at the Rossio Square.
  • Marvel at the selection of Ports, chocolates and other delicacies at Casa Macario, and then taste the typical Portuguese Cherry Brandy.
  • Learn about Portuguese sweets and pastries and try the famous Pastel de Nata (custard tart) in Casa Brasileira.
  • Hear about the only tea produced in Europe, grown in the Atlantic Island of Sao Miguel, in the Azores.
  • Visit one of the most famous restaurants in Lisbon, the Trindade brewery.
  • Admire the beautiful views of Lisbon from the Garden of Sao Pedro de Alcantara, in the Bairro Alto.
  • Learn about the Bairro Alto quarter, home to some of Lisbon's most famous restaurants, fado-houses, bars and nightclubs.
  • Go down the steps of Calcada do Duque, and admire the breathtaking views of the castle hill as you go past some more great restaurants.
  • Finish your gourmet tour in style, in the Neo-Moorish Casa do Alentejo, a 17th-century palace, unassuming on the outside, hiding one of the most intriguing interiors in the city. Here, in the upstairs bar, you will sit down for a nibble and your guide will introduce you to some of Portugal's most famous delicacies, accompanied by a delicious Alentejo wine.
  • This tour has to start after 4:30pm and takes approximately 3 hours. Tasting locations may be subject to change. It costs from €32 to €38 per person (price dependent on group size).

    walking tours in Lisbon

    Experience Lisbon Walk

    Indulge your appetite while seeing the best of the city on this mouth-watering tour! Brush up on Portuguese history, visit culturally diverse neighborhoods, admire classical architecture, and enjoy a fun ferry ride while feasting on pastries, cheese, seafood, wine and coffee!
  • Meet an informative, local guide at the historic Restauradores Square, where a striking obelisk commemorates the restoration of Portugal's independence back in 1640, after decades of Spanish rule.
  • Walk past the beautiful gothic-style Rossio train station, then visit Rossio (Lisbon's main square). Soak up some Lisbon sightseeing highlights and history while visiting churches and taverns, then stop to taste Portuguese cheese and authentic, locally made marmalade.
  • Continue on to explore the magnetic neighborhood of Mouraria - a melting pot of cultures, and a place you won't see on other Lisbon tours! Pass small churches, mosques and shops selling goods from all corners of the globe.
  • Learn about Fado (Portugal's hauntingly beautiful song) and walk past the birthplace of the legendary Maria Severa, Fado's first superstar who used to sing in Lisbon's taverns. Our stop at a small, hidden bakery, serving traditional pastries and espresso coffee will provide a tasty pick-me-up and another insight into the local cuisine.
  • Next, we hop on the metro and take a short trip to the Tagus River, the subject of many Portuguese songs and poems. There we will board a ferry and journey to the picturesque Cacilhas, where Portuguese green wine and freshly-caught seafood awaits! Enjoy magnificent views from the South Bank before returning to Lisbon.
  • The tour lasts approximately 4 hours and costs from €38 per person.

    walking tours in Lisbon

    Sunset, Fado and Tapas Walking Tour

    This evening tour focuses on the culture of Lisbon. It includes a tram ride, a change to explore the areas of Martim Moniz, Graca and Alfama, try traditional Ginja liquor, and visit an old palace fado house for a live fado show with tapas dinner and wine. Fado is a traditional Portuguese song- mournful and beautiful- well worth seeing live. It is €58/person including tapas and drinks and lasts approximately 4 hours. Please note from late October to late March the sunset will not be seen during the tour. The Lisbon walking tours are held regularly all year round. Please contact us to confirm the days and times for the tours that interest you most.

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